STK-ID 27506

LAMLS, MS of tree swallow perched on branch. Shots of two or three white hens pecking for food. Shot of deer family, doe, fawns, stag, tethered to post. CUs of head of stag, of head of fawn. Shots of turkeys. TILT DOWN from arbour to LS of woman picking strawberries in garden. Closer shot of woman, of berries in pot. LS, CUs of men and women working in garden, men tilling onion patch. Cut to small Saskatchewan irrigation pump, shots of water flowing in shallow ditches and between rows of plants. Shot of wheat field, four grain elevators at horizon. PAN over prairie, summer clouds. Several shots, CUs of abandoned farm houses, sagging frame dwellings, ramshackle buildings. Sequence on woman and children picking apples in orchard. Various shots of apples, plums, peaches in trees. PAN colourful, modern farm house. Cut to meat school. Sequence on flower garden, pond with large gold fishes, bird houses, swallow at entrance of one house, pond with kittens, farm wind mill whirling in high wind.


Excerpt from
Prairie Homes
Prairie Provinces
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio